Learning to master a new skill takes a tremendous amount of practice and, subsequently, time (though not necessarily 10,000 hours worth of practice like Malcolm Gladwell told you). But the most important part of your practice time may be surprising: A recent report in the journal Current Biology suggests that the breaks you take during your practice session may be just as important as the practice itself. It suggests that our brains solidify what we've learned much sooner than previously believed.
Breaks Lead to Breakthroughs
Less Is More
Written by Steffie Drucker June 10, 2019
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